Elizabeth McGovern

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  • Birth Place: Evanston, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/18/1961, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor
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Watch George Clooney Make the Downton Abbey Ladies Faint

George Clooney's Downton Abbey sketch has finally aired, and just as he tells Lady Violet, he was as beautiful and charming as ever.

The two-part segment, which was part of British channel ITV's "Text Santa" charity, featured Clooney as Lord George Oceans Gravity, Marquis of Hollywood, who is married to Cora Crawley (Elizabeth McGovern) in an alternate Scrooge-like dream sequence. Naturally, the whole clan is smitten with him, including Lady Violet (Maggie Smith), who faints at the mere touch of his hand.

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VIDEO: Season 5 Sneak Peek

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Season 5 Sneak Peek
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Length: 13:56:40
Aired: 12/8/2014

Go behind the scenes as cast and crew talk about Season 5, including writer and creator Julian Fellowes, Michelle Dockery, Hugh Bonneville, and many others. This Emmy® and Golden Globe® award-winning hit drama returns for a fifth season of intimately interlaced stories centered on an English country estate—an entertaining formula that has made “Downton Abbey” the highest-rated drama in PBS history. watch

VIDEO: Downton Abbey: New Characters

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Downton Abbey: New Characters
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Length: 05:01
Posted: 12/21/2014

Get a sneak peek at the new characters coming to Downton Abbey in Season 5. New love interests and past romances--young and old--descend on Downton and stir the pot, some more so than others. Featuring Executive Producer Gareth Neame, Hugh Bonneville (Robert, Earl of Grantham), Executive Producer Liz Trubridge, Joanne Froggatt (Anna Bates) and Allen Leech (Tom Branson). watch

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Credits

Year Title Description
2015 Million Dollar American Princesses TV Show Series, Host
2014 Civil War TV Show Series, Narrator
2013 Return to Downton Abbey TV Show Series, Remarks by
2010 Clash Of The Titans Movie, Actor - Marmara
2010 Downton Abbey TV Show Series, Actor - Lady Grantham

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Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery: Lady Mary Won't Be Happy for a Long Time

[Spoilers! The following contains information about the first three seasons of Downton Abbey. Read at your own risk.]

Downton Abbey's Lady Mary may be in mourning, but will we get to see her eventually find happiness this season?

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Downton Abbey Downstairs Scoop: Anna Dances, Mrs. Hughes Subs, and Daisy Gets Nasty

Matthew who?

On the upcoming fourth season of Downton Abbey, the Crawleys upstairs may be mourning the recent death of their heir, but those downstairs are suffering from an additional loss: O'Brien (Siobhan Finneran). Beyond the absence of the scheming lady's maid, the servants will also have to contend with new-fangled kitchen gadgets, a familiar face returning and ongoing internal strife (we blame Thomas!).
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Paul Giamatti Joins Downton Abbey

Emmy winner Paul Giamatti is joining the cast of Downton Abbey, TVLine reports.

Giamatti will play Harold Levinson, the free-spirited playboy brother of Cora (Elizabeth McGovern) and uncle to Mary (Michelle Dockery) and Edith (Laura Carmichael). He'll be introduced in the Season 4 finale.

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How Downton Abbey Broke Our Hearts

[Spoiler alert: The following story contains spoilers from Sunday's episode of Downton Abbey. If you haven't watched it yet, read at your own risk.]

Although Downton Abbey's third season has already played in its entirety in the U.K., a majority of American fans of the series have kept scrupulously ignorant of what happens in order to enjoy watching the series unspoiled. And even for those who already knew what was coming, Sunday's episode was far more horrifying and heart-wrenching to watch than we could have imagined.
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The Weekend Playlist: Spurt-acus Returns, a Pivotal Downton, the SAG Awards

Here's blood in your eye. And your hair, chest, ears, anywhere and everywhere it might pool. Gird your loins to make way for TV's most relentless avenging gladiator/terminator in Starz' Spartacus: War of the Damned (Friday, 9/8c), kicking off the final season of the premium channel's signature series of lust and bloodlust.

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